Tag: Middle East Christians

Christians in Kurdistan targeted by Turkish air raids

Ankara's air raids on separatist bases in Iraq are nothing new as similar episodes occurred in 2007 and 2018.

An education curriculum promotes religious persecution in Qatar

The curriculum does not include material relating to the persecution of Christians. Instead, Christians are depicted as infidels.

Iranian Church still has one million members despite violent persecution

Converting to Christianity and preaching the Gospel are considered "crimes against national security" in Iran.

Christians in Iraq fear coming back home as ISIS remains powerful in the region

The vast majority of Iraqi Christians are Aramaic-speaking native Assyrians. Iraq has been their home for 2,000 years.

The Christians of Iraq ‘may again face martyrdom’

“Iraqi Christians have been subjected to various types of marginalization, persecution, displacement throughout history.

The number of Christians in Syria is shrinking dramatically

Between 300,000 to 900,000 Christians have left the country since the outbreak of the Syrian Civil War in 2011.

Pastor and, wife flee Iran to escape 15 years' imprisonment

They left after their appeals of prison sentences related to their involvement in a house church and evangelism were denied.

Syrian Christian arrested by Islamist loyalist group

Human rights abuses and religious freedom violations remain a widespread issue in this Middle Eastern region

Lebanon: Christians defy land-grabbers

Christians in Beirut say that groups seeking to profit from last week’s explosion are trying to persuade them to sell up and leave

Lebanese government resigns after Beirut explosion

With death tolls reaching more than 160 and fatalities nearing 6,000, this was the final straw for many.